Melinda S. Loveless M.D.

 Melinda  S. Loveless M.D.

Bio

Dr. Loveless is a sports and spine physician and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Dr. Loveless graduated summa…

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Patient Care Philosophy

My goal is to assist patients in returning to or maintaining an active lifestyle. The keys to successful outcomes are communicating with the patient and involving the patient in developing a treatment plan that fits their individual goals and lifestyle.

Personal Interests

Soccer, hiking, camping, kayaking and travelling.

Clinical Interests

Non-operative sports and musculoskeletal injuries; musculoskeletal ultrasound; special interest in hip pain, female athletes, and pregnancy-related musculoskeletal pain; spine care including management of acute pain and performing interventional lumbar spine procedures; concussion.

Research Interests

Musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Univ. of Arkansas for Medical SciencesMedical education2010
Rehabilitation Institute of ChicagoFellowship
UW - Dept. of Rehabilitation MedicineResidency

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation2016
American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabSports Medicine2016
Dr. Loveless is a sports and spine physician and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Dr. Loveless graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas and received her M.D. from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. She first came to the UW as an intern and resident in rehabilitation medicine. She then completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University.

She is board certified in Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
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